Ben Thomas CEO Thrive

Charity

Ben Thomas is the new Thrive CEO

Former Head of Operations at Thrive, Ben Thomas has been appointed as CEO, replacing Kathryn Rossiter who stepped down in March.

tortoise butterflies

Health

Counting butterflies reduces anxiety

Research conducted by the University of Derby in association with Butterfly Conservation reveals that counting butterflies reduces anxiety by almost 10%. 

Chelsea Physic Garden

Local Heroes

Chelsea Physic Garden: Forget-me-nots

An important and endearing initiative by the Chelsea Physic Garden to support people living with dementia and their families.

Bowel Research UK Microbiome Garden in the All About Plants category at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024

Bowel Research UK Microbiome Garden

Designed by Chris Hull and Sid Hill, the garden focuses on health, for people, plants and all life, taking inspiration from human cultures that tended thriving ecosystems for nourishment.

Richmond Park Roehampton Gate

Charity

The Nature Hubs Fund

In association with Starbucks, Hubbub is offering around 50 groups up to £6,000 of funding to develop green space initiatives to provide much needed access to nature.

Bosco verticale Milano

Design

The biophilic design trend

The desire for restoration, reconnection with nature and being part of the solution against climate change has spurred the adoption of biophilic design in urban, commercial and domestic architecture.